Trump congratulating NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson while she's in space

Apr 25, 2017

Whitson is now on her third long-duration stay on the International Space Station. "Well, that's good. I'm glad to hear that" Trump said, adding, "Better you than me". Moments later, Trump asked Whitson, "What do you see a timing for actually sending humans to Mars?" During her next tour in 2008, Peggy made history by becoming the first female commander of the ISS.


Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Apr 25, 2017

Working at robotic work consoles inside the domed Cupola module, Pesquet and Whitson deftly maneuvered the space station's 57.7-foot (17.6-meter) Canadian-built Canadarm2 robotic arm to reach out and flawlessly snare the Cygnus CRS-7 spacecraft at 6:05 a.m.


US State Department website posts article on Trump's Florida resort

Apr 25, 2017

Under the heading "A Dream Deferred" - drawing on a famous line from the Langston Hughes poem "Harlem" - it says the original socialite owner wanted Mar-a-Lago to be a retreat for American presidents but notes it didn't happen until Trump won the election.


Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

Apr 24, 2017

But with no legislative text to shop to lawmakers, it remained unclear whether such a plan would receive majority backing in the House of Representatives, which returns to work Tuesday after a two-week recess. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), of the far-right Freedom Caucus - is like a parody, as if life-or-death access to health care were fodder for a "Saturday Night Live" sketch.


On a frozen Saturn moon, the ingredients for life

Apr 24, 2017

Earth's moon is also visible to the left of our planet in a cropped, zoomed-in version. NASA plans to crash the spacecraft into Saturn to avoid any chance Cassini could someday collide with Titan, the ocean-bearing moon Enceladus or any other moon that has the potential to support indigenous microbial life.


Mario Kart theming comes to Target stores across the country

Apr 24, 2017

Target says shopping is more than just picking up items, it should be a fun experience whenever possible. Children found the wide aisles of Target irresistible when the chain experimented with child-sized shopping carts, and they terrorized parents and strangers alike.


China proves its first resupply spacecraft can reach orbit

Apr 24, 2017

The spaceship is expected to dock in two days with the Tiangong-2 space lab, which was launched in September. China's manned space station, if launched as planned in 2022, would become the only one in orbit when Nasa's International Space Station is retired from service in 2028.


Mets LF Yoenis Cespedis to have MRI exam on injured left hamstring

Apr 24, 2017

New York Mets third baseman Wilmer Flores (4) throws out Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour during the fifth inning at Citi Field. Hamstring cramps can sure be tricky, and Cespedes will most likely get a day or two off to rest it, but it has to give the Mets a sigh of relief.


Documents reveal first look at Apple self-driving vehicle program

Apr 24, 2017

According to Reuters , Apple has received its first permit to test its self-driving cars on public roads in California. According to the training packet, Apple's self-driving vehicle uses a Logitech wheel and pedals to actuate drive by wire, and it supports one person at a time.


NASA providing 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

Apr 23, 2017

Tuesday's successful launch followed a month's delay while United Launch Alliance , a partnership of Lockheed Martin LMT.N and Boeing Co BA.N , resolved a technical issue with the rocket's hydraulic system. The scope of the Cygnus dispatch will proceed on NASA TV today, which will also be live-streamed online at NASA Live. A little more than a minute later, the rocket was traveling faster than sound, rapidly shedding weight and accelerating as it consumed it load of first stage ...


Call of Duty: WWII officially confirmed, reveal coming April 26th

Apr 23, 2017

Maybe we'll just see a cinematic campaign trailer and they'll save the gameplay footage for E3 2017 in June. The game isn't revealed for Nintendo Switch possibly because the Nintendo Switch doesn't pack the same power as the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One .


Most habitable planets may lack dry land, say scientists

Apr 23, 2017

The planet's orbit is 10 times closer to its star than the Earth is to the Sun, according to early measurements. The newly announced world could be among the best targets to search for signs of life elsewhere in the cosmos. What is LHS 1140b , exactly? The scientists said "the joint exercise revealed a small dim star circled by a small tubby planet, almost seven times more massive than Earth and probably made in good part of rock".


Panama Papers: Pakistan PM Survives Corruption Ruling… for Now

Apr 23, 2017

According to the Dawn , defence minister Khawaja Asif told reporters outside the court that the verdict was split 3-2. Two of the five judges went further, branding Sharif " dishonest " and saying he should be disqualified, but they were outnumbered.


Samsung forecasts 48% profit surge in Q1 2017

Apr 23, 2017

As per a report, Analysts claims that Samsung must have generated about $1.8 billion worth of profit in Q1 2017 after incurring a hefty loss of $5.3 billion past year due to the Galaxy Note 7. The industry believes the memory chip market since the latter half of a year ago has entered a new super cycle, a period of an upturn as the result of replacements with high-performance memory in PCs and strong demand for mobile devices coupled with blossoming in aggressive investments from the makers.


Pakistan opposition vows protests to press PM to quit

Apr 22, 2017

At the heart of the matter is the legitimacy of the funds used by Sharif's family to buy high-end London properties through offshore firms. The investigating team has two months to complete its inquiry, after which a special bench will decide what action to take, the court said .


American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

Apr 22, 2017

She returns to Earth in September. Russia's space program has made a decision to reduce the overall number of crew members it flies to the station from six per year to four in order to lower Russia's ongoing station-servicing costs. Crew members and supplies arrive at the ISS via transfer vehicles and space freighters. An astronaut and a cosmonaut launched on the first two-person spaceflight in 14 years, bound for a 5-month stay on the International Space Station.


Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

Apr 22, 2017

The Lyrids begin as tiny specks of dust that hit Earth's atmosphere at 109,600 miles per hour, vaporizing from friction with the air and leaving behind the streaks of light we call meteors, Astronomy magazine reported. This year's second major meteor shower - the Lyrids - will radiate through the Summer Triangle*. Best viewing should occur between between 2 a.m. and dawn Saturday when Hercules rides high in the south.


Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Atlantic

Apr 22, 2017

The National Hurricane Center named the system Thursday afternoon, saying the storm had 45 miles per hour winds and a well defined circulation. In 2015, Tropical Storm Ana hit SC on May 10, while past year a depression that became Tropical Storm Bonnie formed on May 27.


Apple receives permit to test autonomous cars in California

Apr 20, 2017

The spokeswoman said that the permit had been given for "three vehicles", all of which are 2015 Lexus RX450h Sport Utility vehicles, and "six drivers". DMV rules require that a human driver always be seated in the vehicle even if it is on autonomous driving mode. The thing is, the permit is for the cars themselves, but actually applies to the technology behind the self-driving capability of those cars.


Facebook wants you to type with your brain

Apr 20, 2017

The project grew from being an idea six months ago to being the focus of a team of more than 60 scientists, engineers, and system integrators, according to Dugan, who heads a Building 8 team devoted to coming up with innovative hardware for the social network's mission of connecting the world.


Palestinian Prisoners Stage Massive Hunger Strike In Israel

Apr 20, 2017

He said Barghouti had been placed in solitary confinement because calling for the hunger strike was against prison rules. Rami Hamdallah, the prime minister of the Palestinian Authority, released a statement of support for the hunger strikers.


Confirms 3 pct growth forecast for Serbia in 2017

Apr 19, 2017

He warned that if the degree of remaining slack in the US economy is small, the result could be inflation and a faster than expected pace of interest-rate rises, that could spark sharp dollar appreciation and possible difficulties for emerging and some developing economies-especially those with dollar pegs or extensive dollar-denominated liabilities.


AMD Radeon RX 580 leads a new generation of Polaris graphics cards

Apr 19, 2017

Although the official AMD Radeon RX Vega release date has not yet been announced , a lot of rumors about the AMD Vega GPU specs and features have already making rounds on the internet. Our friends at our sister sites Tom's Hardware and Anandtech, who posted very granular, detailed reviews, tested the new cards from third-party vendors (AMD isn't producing reference cards) and found a noticeable difference over the RX 480.


Windows 10 Cloud Tablet Aimed at Students Could Hurt Google Chromebooks

Apr 18, 2017

Windows 10 Creators Update also gives the users one-of-a-kind gaming experience. The Surface Pro and Surface Book are powerful-yet-portable PCs that have found real momentum in the market. "Windows could not search for new updates". Recent rumours pointed at a possibility of a CloudBook device for the students. Windows-powered devices, such as the Surface Pro 4 and Pro 3 devices, as well as the Lenovo Yoga Book and Samsung Galaxy Tab S3, will also get the update.


Tesla's Least Expensive Vehicle Just Received Substantial Price Cut

Apr 18, 2017

To this point, Elon Musk took to Twitter this past January and said Tesla models will undergo substantial revisions every 12 to 18 months. In addition to cutting costs, Tesla is also revamping what is included in the vehicles, The Verge reports .


Kashmir Valley on edge as students clash with police

Apr 18, 2017

Academic premises across Kashmir remained restive for most of Monday as students in universities, colleges and in certain cases high secondary schools protested against the alleged police raids on Pulwama College, last Saturday. Students also indulged in heavy stone pelting at the security forces in Baramulla, Shopian, Kulgam, Anantnag, Dooru, Kupwara, Ganderbal, Tral and Bandipora towns.


Three arrested over links to Russian Federation terror attack bomber

Apr 17, 2017

But the Wednesday statement said, "At this moment, the investigators have no evidence of connection or acquaintance of the detained with executor of the terrorist action in the St. People from Kyrgyzstan and other Central Asian former Soviet republics are common sights in St Petersburg , home to a large number of migrants who flee poverty and unemployment in their home countries for jobs in Russian Federation.


Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

Apr 17, 2017

McMaster said it is the consensus of the U.S., along with allies in the region, that "this problem is coming to a head". Along with the deployment of the Naval aircraft carrier and other vessels into waters off the Korean Peninsula, thousands of USA and South Korean troops, tanks and other weaponry were also deployed last month in their biggest-ever joint military exercises.


Salas, Jang, Allen, Ji share early LPGA Tour lead in Hawaii

Apr 17, 2017

But while Kirk will be pleased with her progression this week it was a disappointing final day for defending champion Minjee Lee. All five previous editions of this tournament have featured winning scores of 11 under or lower. She finished fifth past year. Sharp fired a 6-under-par 66 to remain very much in contention for her first LPGA Tour title. "I was really hoping to get into this one as my first one, and I was the last one in, so maybe it was meant to be, I don't know?" I just kind ...


Material Made that Draws Moisture from Dry Air

Apr 16, 2017

In this case, the fog raises the air's relative humidity to just about 100 percent. The resulting device, she believes, will be relatively affordable and accessible. According to Science Daily , the prototype was able to pull three quarts of water from the air under conditions of 20 to 30 percent humidity over a 12-hour period.


Uber may face $1m fine over drunken-driving complaints

Apr 15, 2017

According to an order [ PDF ] released this week, the California Public Utilities Commission has opened an investigation into Uber, alleging that the company repeatedly violated the commission's safety requirements by failing to comply with zero-tolerance rules for its drivers.


Preorders of Galaxy S8 hit 700000 units in Korea

Apr 15, 2017

Apparently, the leaks and tips suggest that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will not have a different design from Galaxy S8 but the phone will be getting a virtual home button. The latest flagship Galaxy S8 series would help the company to regain consumer trust after the failure with its ill-fated Galaxy Note 7, Koh Dong-jin, president of Samsung Electronics' mobile communications business said during a press conference in Seoul on Thursday.


SpaceX makes history by successfully launching recycled rocket booster

Apr 14, 2017

SpaceX has said reusing rockets could lower launch costs by 30 per cent of the US$62 million starting price the company now charges, which is already a discount over competitors' prices. "It's been 15 years to get to this point", he said. The company first used the rocket stage nearly a year earlier during an April 8, 2016 launch.


Government raises $19.8 billion in airwaves auction

Apr 14, 2017

Much of Verizon's initial LTE network was built on the $10 billion worth of 700 MHz C Block spectrum it purchased during the FCC's last low-band spectrum auction in 2008. Over the next 39 months, the FCC will help TV stations relocate to other spectrum bands. The spectrum auction's end is widely expected to kick off a wave of deal-making in the telecom industry.


Protesters clash with police outside G-7 meeting

Apr 13, 2017

Tillerson asked the foreign ministers, known as the "Group of Seven", during what Bloomberg said was an offhand remark at meetings in Lucca, Italy. Still, Haley said the US didn't see a peaceful future for Syria with Assad in power. The official said that there might be a three-way meeting later this week in Moscow between officials from Russia, Syria and Iran. The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley , has told CNN that removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from power is a ...



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